The median contractor rate for a 2nd Line Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Second Line Support
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 29 61 29
Rank change year-on-year +32 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.33% 0.23% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 0.24% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £113
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £160 £161
% change year-on-year -6.25% -0.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.44% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 174 417 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 96.67% 97.43% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 122 79
Median daily rate £463 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.69 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

2nd Line Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire that featured 2nd Line Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Support in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Shropshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2nd Line Support in Shropshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 2nd Line Support in Shropshire

2nd Line Support
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +29 2 - - 1
2nd Line Support
West Midlands

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 2nd Line Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region featuring 2nd Line Support in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365

2nd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory